Tag Archives: expatriate

One Year in Panama!

It’s almost hard to believe, but it was exactly one year ago that I left Florida. I remember how I felt – excited, happy, ambivalent (I was leaving Joel behind, not knowing how long we would be apart), not quite … Continue reading

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Gringo Meeting

On a good note (after my previous rant :D ) First, the water is back on. It’s really muddy so they must have been fixing something, but it should clear in a while. As much as it’s been raining it … Continue reading

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The Price of Living in Panama

My friends are writing a lot of posts that interest me lately! Today was The Price of Living in Boquete. My friend who lives in Boquete has seen two relocation tours come through town, and overheard what the people were … Continue reading

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Bloggers United!

It’s been quite the weekend! Sunday had even more new and interesting experiences. I’ve followed Cindy and Holly for quite a while as they made decisions, made moving preparations, successfully completed their moves, and got settled in Panama. Yesterday for … Continue reading

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Travel to and from Western Panama

We’re in David, close to the Costa Rica border. We love it here but travel to the US is difficult. There has been talk about direct flights from David to the US for a long time. The airport is ready … Continue reading

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Look what’s parked down the street!

http://www.chiriquichatter.net/blog/2013/06/03/getting-ready-to-roll/    There is a jet car at the new service station in the neighborhood. Don Ray wrote a post in his blog (Chiriqui Chatter – click on the link above) if you want to check it out. Me? I’m … Continue reading

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More River Photos

These are some photos I took at the beginning of the week. I had to go back and visit the river after it settled down from a couple days of heavy rains. This day it was calm, and the water … Continue reading

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Back in the USA

We are in Austin now for my younger daughter’s graduation, and then we are headed to CA to meet my older daughter’s new son. The next couple weeks will be more about these experiences, and not so much about Panama … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern This weeks photo challenge is patterns. To me, a pattern is something that repeats, a predictable element – an idea, a color, a texture. I had no idea where I was going to go with this until we took … Continue reading

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Our Muddy River!

The sounds of the river behind our house have been much louder since all the rain this afternoon, so we went down there to investigate. It does not look the same! The water is very muddy, flowing fast, and a … Continue reading

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